Respect

Who in your life makes you feel respected? How does that affect you? We all want to be treated with respect. Respect itself is foundational to Living Room Conversations as

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Listening Courageously

What, if anything, are you willing to do to overcome fears about listening to those with different beliefs or experiences? “Courage is the most important of all virtues, because without

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Hope

Have you experienced a personal or collective sense of hope in action? What happened? Instead of resigning ourselves to our current situations, we can dream and build new possibilities. This

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Climate Change

What is your experience when the conversation topic turns to climate change? It’s time to change the climate of our climate conversations by not huddling under our umbrellas with only

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Healing

How do you know when something is in need of healing at the spiritual, mental, emotional and/or physical level? Healing takes many forms and can mean many things to different

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Trust

Who in your life do you trust and why? What institutions do you trust and why?

Trust is a critical component of building and maintaining healthy families, communities, institutions and countries. This trust is built over time and can be challenged by people with different views or backgrounds as well as events that call into question the intent of our institutions and media. This conversation is designed to encourage reflection on key disconnects we are currently experiencing in trust and consider what happens when we don’t trust the integrity of our elections, scientists, news, politicians or business leaders. How can we move forward and build trust for a healthier society?

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The American Dream

What does the American Dream look like today? How has this shifted over the years? Generally speaking, opportunity gap refers to inputs (the unequal or inequitable distribution of resources and

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The Golden Rule in Politics

What does the Golden Rule mean to you? Do you personally apply the Golden Rule in your interactions with others? If you don’t, what holds you back from doing so?

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